Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que Celebrates Military Family Month

Restaurant Brand To Offer Free Meals for Veterans and Active Duty Military on Veterans Day, embark on a ‘Thank ‘Que Tour to feed veterans, and Hold a Fundraiser for Operation Homefront

Signal Hill, CA  (  Throughout November, family-owned, award-winning barbeque destination, Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que is honoring our military with free meals and raising funds for Operation Homefront’s Holiday Meals program.

“Especially at this time of year, we want to say thank you to the men and women who have dedicated themselves to protecting our country,” said Joan Hansen, director of marketing at Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que. “Together with our guests we can make difference in the lives of those who have given so much for our country.”

Throughout the month of November, guests at Lucille’s 23 locations across California, Nevada and Arizona can support the Operation Homefront’s worthwhile Holiday Meals program by rounding up their bill to the nearest dollar and donating the change. Additional donations are also welcome and can be made at the restaurant. The funds for this program will provide meals for veterans and their families.  Since 2010, Operation Homefront’s Holiday Meals for Military program has served over 110,000 meals – impacting more than 475,000 individual military and veteran family members.

On Veterans Day, November 11, Lucille’s will offer veterans and active duty military a complimentary Original Pulled Pork Sandwich with a choice of side (military ID required, please).

In a special effort to honor veterans, Lucille’s will be making several stops on its inaugural Thank ‘Que tour, bringing delicious meals to veterans at the West Los Angeles Veterans Home, the Village at Cabrillo veterans housing facility in Long Beach and the Heroes Landing apartment complex in Santa Ana.

Lucille’s restaurants are reminiscent of a Southern roadhouse with a distinctive Southern décor that features reclaimed wood outline doors and windows for a rustic yet contemporary look. Lucille’s features blues-inspired art throughout the restaurant and the Flying Pig lounge.  Lucille’s has been participating in Round It Up America, a platform that encourages restaurant guests to donate change; over the past ten years, Round It Up America has collectively raised millions of dollars for charitable organizations and programs across the country. For more information, visit

About Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que

Signal Hill, Calif.-based Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que ( offers award-winning, savory, Southern-style food in 23 full-service, high-energy restaurants throughout California, Arizona and Nevada. Signature slow-smoked barbeque, flavorful appetizers, soups, salads, burgers, sides and desserts are served with a large helping of down-home, friendly service. Lucille’s restaurants are reminiscent of a Southern roadhouse replete with its distinctive building and Southern decor, and offering a full bar in the Flying Pig Lounges.

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Barbara Caruso


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